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The Besnard Lakes – Until in Excess, Imperceptible UFO

The Besnard Lakes – Until in Excess, Imperceptible UFO

The Besnard Lakes, coming from the musical capitol of Montreal, have secured a place in my portable devices, since I first had the opportunity to give them a try. I must admit that I somewhat ignored their debut, Volume I but have anticipated every single one of their releases since...

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Kishi Bashi – 151a

Kishi Bashi – 151a

I have this weird adrenaline rush when I come across material that fits my musical ideals. Kishi Bashi’s debut 151a is one of those albums that trigger that feeling. The decision behind naming the album is truly justified, as the title of the album in Japanese is also a homophone...

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Soko – I Thought I Was an Alien

Soko – I Thought I Was an Alien

It would be a real riddle where to begin with this release by Soko or SoKo, if you will (though to blunt, I prefer Soko). After releasing an EP, Not Sokute in 2007, which sported ironic lyrics that kind of scraped the surface of the female state of mind while...

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